A week of links


Jason Collins


August 31, 2014

Links this week:

  1. Daniel McFadden on how people make choices.

  2. Not that new but only spotted this week - Gerd Gigerenzer has a great rants on statistics. (HT: Noah Smith)

  3. Forty per cent of modern Chinese are patrilineal descendants of only three super-grandfathers from 6,000 years ago. (HT: Carl Zimmer)

  4. Anti-marijuana advocates funded by drug companies.

  5. There were no associations between childhood family income and subsequent violent criminality and substance misuse once we had adjusted for unobserved familial risk factors.